Board of Directors

The thirty-four members of the Leadership Northeast Board of Directors provide direction and recommendation on policy, activities and content for all LNE operations, including its six programs. Consisting entirely of Leadership alumni, these dedicated volunteers contribute their time, talent and treasure toward the ongoing progress and growth of our organization.  Their experience, vision and support make the organization’s efforts possible.


James A. Brogna, Chairperson
Vice President, Strategic Partnership Development, Allied Services

Terri Morgan, First Vice-Chair
Banking Officer, M & T Bank

Donald Brominski, Second Vice-Chair
Director of Business Development, UGI Utilities Inc.

Melissa Wolf, CPA, Secretary/Treasurer
Director, Baker Tilly

Brian Stahl, Esq., Executive Committee
Vice President of Development, NorthPoint Development

Eric Bleiler, CPA/PFS, CFP, Executive Committee
President, Northeast Advisers, Inc.


Phil W. Amend, Chair, LNE Advisory Council
Vice President, One Source HR Solutions

Lissa Bryan-Smith, Chairperson
Chief Administrative Officer, Geisinger

Joseph Calore, Chair, LNE Alumni Council
Director of Weatherization, Commission on Economic Opportunity

Board of Directors:

John Augustine
Penns Northeast

Robert M. Belza
Vice President of Corporate Partnerships
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

Christie Bonnice
State Farm

Rebecca Brominski
Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
Luzerne County Community College

Kieran Casey, Esq.
Rosenn, Jenkins and Greenwald, LLP

Gerard Champi
President & CEO

Robert M. Chepalonis
General Manager
Martz Trailways

Cassandra Coleman
Executive Director

Kevin Engleman
District Manager
Wells Fargo Bank

Karen Friar
Chief Financial Officer
Benco Dental

Lindsay Griffin-Boylan
President and CEO
Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce

Jack Jones
Regional President
Luzerne Bank

Jackie Kendzor
Assistant Vice President of Human Resources
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD

Stacey Kile
Sales Operations Manager
Geisinger Health Plan

Dan Kimbrough
Park MultiMedia

Dan Landesberg
Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations
Geisinger Northeast

Monica Marshalonis
Human Resources Director

James Martin
Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame

David Pedri
President and CEO
The Luzerne Foundation

Frederick A. Pettit, Esq.
Vice President, Institutional Advancement
King’s College

Nicole Strauser
Director of Operations

Jennifer Stull, Esq.
Vice President & Wealth Management
PNC Bank

Rachel Wiernusz
Mortgage Consultant
Community Bank, N.A.

Carl Witkowski, III
Partner & Chief Relationship Officer
Presidio Insurance

John Zemetro
Director, Remittance Processing & Document Management

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